Canadian History Dictionary Burns Edward
(John Graves Simcoe era) Clerk of Crown and Pleas, 178.
Biard Pierre 1565-1622 Came To Port Royal In 1611 With Masse The
first of their order in New France. The relations of the Jesuit...
Robertson Thomas Jaffray
(Egerton Ryerson era) First principal of Toronto Normal
Derby Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley Fourteenth Earl
(1799-1869). Entered Parliament, 1820; Irish secretary, 1830-18...
Illinois And West
Carte des decouvertes de la Verenderye. Carte d'une
partie du ...
House Of Assembly
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) British government prepared to gr...
Pardoe Avern 1845- George Brown Era Librarian Of Legislative Assembly Of
Ontario, 255; a witness of the shooting of George Brown by Benn...
Jesuits' Estates Act
Passed by the Mercier government in Quebec,
1888. Following th...
Martin Joseph 1852- Born In Milton Ontario Educated At The
public schools and at the Toronto Normal School. Taught school ...
Astor Fur Company
Greene Nathanael 1742-1786 Lord Dorchester Era American General Watches Leslie's
army in South Carolina, 197; destitute condition of his force, ...
Allouez Father Claude
Came to Quebec, 1657. Left for the West, 1665.
Laboured for tw...
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Executed, 435; monument to, 436.
Bompas William Carpenter 1853-1906 Born In London England
Ordained deacon, 1859; priest, 1865; came to Canada latter year...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron village, 88.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Takes direction of fireships, 98.
Surveys proposed by the government of Canada in
1863. Three en...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Battalion of regular troops, 29, 105, 11...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) English secretary to Haldimand, 2...
(Lord Dorchester era) Arnold's attack on barrier repulsed, 129....
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).